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Victorian Houses around Southern Colorado

Victorian houses are usually categorized as those built between 1840 and 1900. Around Pueblo and Canon City houses are usually smaller than modern day houses. There are exceptions of course. The houses can either consist of many small rooms strung together or one main room with small rooms attached. Many in the Pueblo and the Royal Gorge MLS have been remodeled for modern conveniences. Many exteriors still look like they did originally, made up of granite, stone, brick and traditional frame. Buyers should have any house completely inspected top to bottom by a qualified home inspector. A good inspector will acknowledge an … Click For More

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My insurance company will only pay for part of my roof, what can I do?

My insurance company will only pay for part of my roof, what can I do? Posted on March 7, 2011 by pamelasroofing If your insurance company only wants to pay to replace a portion of your roof, there are several things you can do. First I would recommend speaking with a qualified roofing contractor who is willing to work with you and is familiar with insurance company claims procedures. Sometimes it is perfectly acceptable for the insurance to pay only a portion of the roof. There are times when there is minimal damage due to wind and only a few missing … Click For More

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Wind On The Roof

Wind on the roof Here in Colorado we have had hurricane force winds that have caused much damage. Semi-Trucks were blown over on the highway; sheds were seen flying through the air. I am not certain but there might have been small animals and children whisked away to the Land of Oz It isn’t hard to imagine the type of damage that might be done to your roof under these conditions. Don’t wait for your roof to leak, walk around your home and inspect for damage. Below is a list of things to look for. 1.     Shingles lying on the … Click For More

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Metal Roofs- Part III of What Is The Pitch of My Roof and Why Do I Care? ?

Metal  Roofs – Part III of What is the pitch of my roof and why do I care? Typically a roof pitch of 3:12 or better is required to be able to use shingles or metal roofing; anything less than that should be using a flat or low sloped product. When choosing roofing products the slope and location of the roof should be the determining factor. I have many people tell me they want metal roofing because it has no maintenance, however if you live in an area like ours with great temperature fluctuations you have to be careful what … Click For More

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What Is The Pitch of My Roof and Why Do I Care?

What is the pitch of my roof and why do I care? The pitch of your roof can be determined by taking a 1 foot level setting one end on your roof and keeping it level measure how far the other end is from the roof.  The average roof pitch varies dramatically by home style, region, local building regulations and other factors. The things to consider in roof pitch are snow loads, if you have a low slope roof snow is less likely to slide off and in some areas that can add a lot of weight during the winter … Click For More

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